Los Roques, Los Aves and Bonaire
|Trip||Days||Ports of Call||Dates|
|102||10||Los Roques and Bonaire||Nov 21 - Dec 1, 2012|
For more information on local conditions (wind and waves):Windguru
Getting there: International flights to Caracas "Simon Bolivar Airport" are regular and available from most major airlines, from Caracas take a one way flight to Gran Roque, Los Roques (book in advance) on the return take a one way flight from Bonaire to connect with your on bound booking.
Visas: Most visitors from Western countries don't need a visa, (Make sure to double check) just a tarjeta de ingreso (tourist card), officially known as DEX-2, which is free and will be provided upon entry to the country. More information: visa hq
Medical: Hepatitis A and B, and Yellow Fever vaccinations are highly recommended, along with some form of malaria prevention. Proof of measles vaccination is sometimes required prior to entry / departure from Venezuela.
Safety: When traveling through Caracas and Venezuela take care to dress casually, only take official taxis, and do not go out alone at night. Caracas is regarded as one of the most dangerous cities in South America, but be smart and you'll have no problems.
- Amazing underwater scenery
- AWESOME flatwater
- Great downwind sailing
- Island hopping
- Perfect climate
- Trade winds
- Uninhabited Los Aves
- Variety of spots
- Different inbound and outbound ports
- Lack of waves
- Venezuelan Bureaucracy
|Air||22C/72F - 29C/84F|
|Water||26C / 79F|
|Mean Avg Wind||11-15 Knots 86%|